North Dakota has been approved by the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) as the second state to join the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA).
Valley City State University is the first of four North Dakota University System institutions approved to participate in the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement.
North Dakota has become the second state to join the Midwestern State Authorization Agreement, a program that streamlines the ability of universities to offer online classes throughout the country.
The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) announced Wednesday that North Dakota was approved as the second member of the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement is a national collaboration among states to streamline state authorization requirements.
At the start of the 2012-13 school year, online enrollment accounted for more than one-third of total enrollment at the nation’s degree-granting postsecondary institutions.
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As of mid-April 2014, two states (Indiana and North Dakota) have joined SARA, 13 states have passed legislation enabling their participation in SARA, 10 have similar legislation pending, and five states have determined that they need no statutory changes in order to participate.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) will act on a multi-state reciprocity agreement that will help the Commonwealth’s colleges and universities make the most of their online offerings.
Gov. Pat Quinn came to the University campus Friday to sign a bill that has far-reaching effects on higher education throughout Illinois.